Georgian Pavilion, the 55th Venice Biennale
In 2013, Georgian Pavilion was built as a parasitic extension of an old building of the Arsenale. The "Kamikaze Loggia" of Gio Sumbadze is inspired by informal architecture in Tbilisi. Artists: Bouillon Group,Thea Djordjadze, Nikoloz Lutidze, Gela Patashuri with Ei Arakawa and Sergei Tcherepnin, Gio Sumbadze. Curator: Joanna Warsza
"Anatomy of Georgian Melancholy", Lado Pochkhua's Personal Exhibition [National Gallery]
Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery of the Georgian National Museum presents Lado Pochkhua 's personal photo exhibition "Anatomy of Georgian Melancholy". The exhibition was held within the framework of the "Artisterium 2013" Festival of Contemporary Art.
Ushangi Khuma’s personal exhibition - “Tbilisi Sea”
Dédicace Gallery is hosting Ushangi Khuma’s personal exhibition “Tbilisi Sea”, on 16th of May. Exhibition includes about 30 new pictures. You’ll be able to notice how surrounding areas around Tbilisi Sea in artists’ paintings are transformed and presented as mystic and surreal world.
Gio SumbadzeArtbeat moving galleryThe multimedia exhibition URB EX by Gio Sumbadze was held through 13-22 June, 2015 in Kutaisi. Project ArtBeat and TBC Bank administration had been working on this collaborative project for several months. The exhibition which was divided into two parts was held in two venues, at TBC Art Gallery and at Project ArtBeat Moving Gallery in Kutaisi (David Aghmashenebeli Square). The Exhibition was opened on 13th of June.
Satellites at Night
Artbeat moving galleryDavit Meskhi - Satellites at NightThis photographic set, titled Satellites at night looks at a journey through the dusty and colorful prisms of exploration. It portrays surfing on a board in a specific context, delving into the sport's relation with art, photography, philosophy and poetry.
8th International Festival of Contemporary Art in honor of Zdanevich Brothers “Fest I Nova 2016” - “Future Memory”
Art Villa Garikula, 8th International Festival of Contemporary Art in honor of Zdanevich Brothers “Fest I Nova 2016” - “Future Memory”Curated by: Mariam Natroshvili/Detu Jintcharadze Sadarismelia
Project ArtBeat presents Mamuka Japharidze’s OptiMystic Translookation at its Moving Gallery. The project will be carried out on the territory of the Tbilisi Funicular, on Mtatsminda Hill. The exhibition focuses on the present appearance of the city and the documentation of the 1990s.
Other Iran, Natela Grigalashvili's Photo Exhibition [Museum of Fine Arts]
The Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine Ars the Georgian National Museum invites you to the opening of an exhibition of photographs by Georgian photographer Natela Grigalashvili entitled "Another Iran" within the framework of the Iranian Culture Days.
IETM Caravan Tbilisi
IETM - International network for contemporary performing arts - is a network of over 500 performing arts organizations and individual members working in the contemporary performing arts worldwide: theatre, dance, circus, interdisciplinary live art forms, new media. Our members include festivals, companies, producers, theatres, research and resource centers, universities and institutional bodies
Artisterium As It Is - the eleventh edition of the international art festival in Georgia, 2018. ARTISTERIUM is a Tbilisi annual International Contemporary Art Exhibition and Art Event organized by the Georgia-based non-governmental art organization Artisterium Association. The event is composed of international exhibitions, individual art projects, educational and cultural programs. ARTISTERIUM hosts artists, artist groups, curators and art critics from around the world.ARTISTERIUM is supported by the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia. International culture organizations functioning in Tbilisi, such as British Council, French Institute, and Goethe Institute have partnered with the event since its establishment in 2008.Other partners and sponsors of the ARTISTERIUM since 2008 include: Embassies of Poland (2009-2017), The Netherlands (2009-2010), Estonia (2010), the USA (2008-2017), Israel (2013-2014); Japanese Foundation (2011), European Cultural Foundation (2010, 2012, 2013), Open Society Institute (2010, 2013), Culture Ireland (2009-2014), Kultur Schmiede (2010), SEAS black/north (2010), Intecult (2010), Greek State Museum of Contemporary Art (2009-2010), Wales Arts International (2011, 2014), Nine Dragon Heads, Korea (2009-2017), Pro Helvetia (2010, 2011, 2013, 2014), Parsons the New School for Design, (2012, 2017), Berkshire Taconic (2014), PhotoEssey (2014), 0FRAME, visual art Finland (2015), Central National al Dansului (2016), Kunst und Kultur (2016), FRAUEN Kultur Buro New (2017); Foundation for Contemporary Arts (2017, )Meidan Group (2009-2013), Okami Wine (2009,2010), Goodwill Catering (2010), Teliani Valley Wine (2010), Silknet (2011), Beeline (2011), Outdoor Typography (2009, 2010, 2011, 2013), Mtatsinda Park (2013) and International Tobacco Foundation (2013); Tbilisi State Museum of Georgian Literature, Dedicace Gallery, Container Gallery, Gallery Nectar, Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi History Museum, State Museum of Georgian Literature, Europe House, Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, Art-Villa Garikula, New Art Union.More about the festivals eleventh edition: artisterium.org
CREDIT…credit group show by Hannah Black and Zura Tsopurashvili [The Why Not Gallery]
The Why Not Gallery presented CREDIT…credit group show comprised of the video Credits by Hannah Black and the photo print Old by Zura Tsopurashvili. The exhibition explores living conditions in the age of capitalism and some core anxieties that this system bore.
Elementary participles: Epigraphs from Georgian Photography
In 2018 Tbilisi Photo Festival is eager to present a retrospective exhibition featuring a century of photographic images in Georgia. Elementary Particles: Epigraphs from Georgian Photography unites forty works of Georgian photographers from the Soviet and Post-Soviet periods, from the beginning of XX century till XXI.
Dédicace Gallery and art organization "Propaganda" present Lia Bagrationi's exhibition "Thousand and first round"."Is art part of politics? – Yes, it is!"In the modern society, everyone feels its political and economic boundaries.We are constantly surrounded by coexistence and interconnection of modes such as offering,expectation, disappointment and protest. Contemporary art supports reflection on the complicatedsituation."The exhibition “1001st Round” will be loaded with ironic content from the moment of itsannouncement and until the end and will become its own author." - Lia Bagrationi
'Renewed as Phoenix', Sophia Tabatadze and Salome Dumbadze [The Why Not Gallery]
The Why Not Gallery present the show 'Renewed as Phoenix', comprised of artists Sophia Tabatadze and Salome Dumbadze. The exhibition focuses on the iconic Soviet apprenticeship building Pirimze and its surrounding neighborhood and presents two very different creative approaches to it.
Handler - John Riepenhoff
Project ArtBeat gallery and TBC Status are pleased to present an exhibition of John Riepenhoff, prominent American painter and 9 Georgian artists of different generations, Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili, Levan Chogoshvili, Mamuka Japharidze, Tamo Jugeli, Nino Kvrivishvili, Sergei Parajanov (presented by Gamrekeli gallery, from Khatuna Melikishvili’s private collection), Ninutsa Shatberashvili, Leila Shelia and Zura Tsofurashvili (presented by Center for Contemporary Arts Georgia), who have been invited by the artist to collaborate with him on the exhibition. Riepenhoff whose artistic and curatorial practice’s main focus is creating a platform to show work by others and collaborating will be exhibiting his Handler series for the first time in Georgia.
Exhibition of Niko Lomashvili's works [National Gallery]
The Georgian National Museum presents an exhibition of Niko Lomashvili's works "At About One Height" at the Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery. The exhibition project combines the works created by the author during the last 12 years and is dedicated to the search for new meanings.
Glass Cube - Kote Sulaberidze "War-Games"
Dédicace Gallery periodically returns to selected works of Georgian Art besides its novelty artists. The next show of the Glass Cube will be video art again, in the framework of Project Caravan and Aduco on Orbeliani Square. "War-Games" (1994-2007) by Kote Sulaberidze is one of the best examples of the history of Georgian video art.